Bruce Long, of Erie, checks in with the final Deer of the Day for 2012. Long shot his 10-point buck locally during archery season while in the field with his crossbow for the first time. The buck’s green score was 135 inches, and it had a 23-inch neck and weighed more than 200 pounds field dressed.
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Archive for the ‘Crossbow’ category
Posted: December 31st, 2012
Posted: December 30th, 2012
George King, of Girard, used his crossbow to shoot an 11-point trophy buck in East Springfield during archery season. The deer weighed 198 pounds field dressed and had a 21 1/4-inch outside spread.
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Posted: November 14th, 2012
Tom Decker, of Erie, shot a career-best 13-point drop-tine buck Nov. 10 at 7:45 a.m. near Wind Ridge, Pa., where he grew up. The buck was attracted to a rattling sequence and Decker shot him with his crossbow at 10 yards. The deer’s rack had a 19-inch inside spread and 21-inch outside spread and will have an estimated gross score of 150.